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Triggering of extensor pollicis longus tendon: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20672405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Triggering of extensor pollicis longus (EPL) tendon is an uncommon phenomenon with a few reports in the previous literature. Because of its rarity, the recommendations for management are sparse. We report a case of triggering EPL tendon secondary to the tendon nodule in a 42-year-old woman treated with the surgical decompression. The intraoperative findings, surgical technique and outcome of this case are described.
Suriya Luenam; Arkaphat Kosiyatrakul; Sunya Prachaporn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1793-6535     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-30     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602613     Medline TA:  Hand Surg     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Phramongkutklao Hospital and College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Tendons / pathology,  physiopathology*
Trigger Finger Disorder / etiology,  physiopathology,  surgery*

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